Thursday, January 10, 2013

New Year . . . Fresh Start . . .

and New Beginnings.   Fresh Start, the January Dreamweaver challenge, can mean so many things:  challenging yourself to try something new, looking at a familiar object and seeing it/using it in a new way, embarking on an adventure, a new career, beginning another chapter in your life . . . and for some, the announcement of the arrival of a welcomed addition to the family is definitely a new beginning.

The stencil is LL327, Baby Shoes, with the words taped over, and Metallic Copper embossing paste.   Position the stencil on card stock and, with a palette knife or paste spreader, spread the copper paste over the stencil.  Set the stencil, knife or spreader in a pan of water and wash.  Or, why not paste several so you'll always have a pasted image ready when you need to make another card?   When the paste is dry, assemble the card(s) on coordinating papers and embellish to your heart's content!  It couldn't be easier

Why not start fresh and challenge yourself to an entry in Dreamweaver's monthly challenge.  You can get the details HERE.   And for more ideas and inspiration on what "fresh start" means to each of us, check out the rest of the team posts, beginning with Dreamweaver's blog, DREAM it UP!

Liz Martin (you're here)

Wishing a lot of crafty fun in this fresh new year!

Happy crafting,